Dry Majorcan Soup

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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Bergy

In Majorca this soup is traditionally eaten with grapes - it is served hot or cold. You may substitute the cabbage with cauliflower, lettuce, broccoli, spinach, etc.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 14 cup olive oil
  • 2 red peppers, membrane and seeds removed, cut into 1/2 inch squares
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 3 medium tomatoes, seeded and peeled
  • 4 tablespoons parsley, cleaned and chopped
  • 1 large cabbage, coarsely chopped
  • 4 cups water
  • 12 slices crusty firm white bread, thinly sliced


  1. In 2 tbsp of oil saute the onions, peppers and garlic until the onions are just golden.
  2. Add tomatoes and parsley saute gently for 4 minutes.
  3. Add the cabbage and water, simmer until the cabbage is cooked.
  4. Take out 4 soup bowls or a soup tureen and place a slice of bread on the bottom of each bowl (if using a tureen cover the bottom with a layer of bread).
  5. Cover the bread with a layer of veggies.
  6. Add another layer of bread and more veggies.
  7. Repeat one more time.
  8. Pour in as much stock as the bread will absorb.
  9. Drizzle a bit of oil on top (optional).

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